The Great Community Give

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April 18, 2018

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What Is The Great Community Give?

The Great Community Give is a powerful online giving event designed to inspire and grow philanthropy in our community. It is a single-day fundraising celebration from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday April 18th. This event is centered on community nonprofits in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Using a single online donation platform,, our community can be connected with local nonprofits. This is an initiative of The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County.

Give $10 or give more, Give to one non profit or give to many….its up to you.


The goal is to engage 3,000 donors and to generate $70,000 in donations from the public in a one day period. Many of our favorite non-profits are participating in this event:

Arts Council of the Valley

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Build our Downtown Park Harrisonburg

Collins Center & Child Advocacy Center

Explore More Discovery Museum

First Step

Friendship Industries

Generations Crossing

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance

H-R Free Clinic

Harrisonburg Rockingham Child Day Care Center

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society

Highland Retreat

Northeast Neighborhood Association

On the Road Collaborative

Our Community Place

Rockingham Education Foundation

Spitzer Art Center

The Universal Design Project

United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham


Great Community Give

Build or Park power hour is 7 am – 8am. If they raise the most that hour they win an extra $2,000.

Arts Council of the Valley is trying to raise $1,250 between 9 am and 10 am and they have a donor lined up to match.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank power hour is 9am – 10am. If they raise the most that hour they win an extra $2,000.

Explore More Discovery Museum has a goal of raising $5K by 5pm. If that achieve that goal, they have a donor lined up to match. Their Power Hour is between 11 – noon.

Big Brothers Big Sisters power hour is noon – 1pm. If they raise the most that hour they win an extra $2,000. BBBS is offering prizes if you donate between noon and 1pm including a $100 Visa gift card, local business gift cards, and the largest gift that hour gets a $100 gift card to Local Chop and Grill.

United Way needs 200 donors between 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. If they achieve that goal, Laura gets a pie in the face.

Highland Retreat power hour is 1 pm – 2pm. If they raise the most that hour they win an extra $2,000.

On the Road Collaborative is giving SWAG away if you give in the amounts of $25, $50, or $100+. Check out their facebook page and follow along!